Larry A. Karns, Esq.
Larry Karns graduated from Ohio State University in 1971, summa cum laude (with high honors), with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He continued on to attend Law School at Ohio State University, graduating Order of the Coif (top ten percent in his class) in 1974. As an attorney, he has been practicing for nearly 45 years, with extensive experience in commercial litigation. Larry is admitted to practice in the state of Florida, the Florida Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Throughout his career, Larry has held various positions serving as City Attorney, Assistant City Attorney, City Prosecutor, Police Legal Advisor, Pension Board Chairman and Code Enforcement Legal Advisor for the cities of Lake Worth, Plantation and Wilton Manors.
Larry is well versed in contract litigation, real estate litigation, construction litigation, and municipal code enforcement violations. In his four decades of practice, he has substantial trial and appellate experience, and has handled appeals before nearly every state appellate court, the Florida Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
- Ohio State University (B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 1971)
- Ohio State University (J.D., top ten percent, 1974)